House in Gisborne

offSET Shed House in Gisborne

Design: Irving Smith Jack Architects

From a context of accrued simple shed-esk dwellings in an isolated and south facing New Zealand coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building ‘sets’ (aka surf) was generated to scale new form to its surrounds.

Salk Institute

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Design: Louis Kahn Architect

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies building dates from the 1960s. Salk had sought to make a beautiful campus in order to draw the best researchers in the world.

Riverside Teahouse Sichuan

Riverside Teahouse, Sichuan, China

Architects: Lin Kaixin Design

In the riverside teahouse, the “teahouse is whispering, smart and contemporary, whereas the river is running, thick and ancient. When the two are in organic combination, they are no longer independent individuals, but one in whole”.

Published by in China
updated on October 23, 2016
Waltham Watch Factory

Waltham Watch Factory Project, Massachusetts

Design: Bruner/Cott & Associates

Restoration/adaptive reuse of the 405,000 sqft, 1854 Waltham Watch Factory complex. It comprises residential and commercial spaces, a small museum as well as new docks and a public path along the river.

Grace Farms by SANAA

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Winner

Grace Farms (New Canaan, Connecticut, USA) by SANAA is recipient of the 2014/2015 MCHAP, recognizing the best built works of architecture in the Americas.

Published by in Mexico
updated on October 23, 2016
Rainbow House in Santa Monica

Rainbow House in Santa Monica

Architects: MINARC

Rainbow House completes all the R’s: re-purposed, re-used, re-cycled. This 5-unit apartment building was converted to a single-family residence by remodeling less than 50% of the existing structure. This simple eco-conscious design is focused on functionality and creating a healthy breathing family environment.

21 Wapping Lane London

21 Wapping Lane, London

Design: Paul Davis + Partners, architects

This largely residential and mixed-use scheme looks set to act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the historic dockland area of Wapping in east London.

Published by in London
updated on October 23, 2016
Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub

Design: DP Architects + Arup + AECOM

Asia’s first integrated sports, leisure, entertainment and lifestyle destination. Located on a stunning 35-hectare waterfront site, this building provides a unique ecosystem of sporting, retail and leisure spaces.

Arvo Pärt Centre

Arvo Pärt Centre, Estonia

Design: Allied Works Architecture

The design, entitled Between Earth and Sky, was named the second-place winner in the international competition for a new archive and performance space for the famed composer.